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Readers also enjoyed. Short Stories. About Munshi Premchand. Munshi Premchand. He is one of the most celebrated writers of the Indian subcontinent,and is regarded as one of the foremost Hindustani writers of the early twentieth century. Born Dhanpat Rai, he began writing under the pen name "Nawab Rai", but subsequently switched to "Premchand", while he is also known as "Munshi Premchand", Munshi being an honorary prefix.
A novel writer, story writer and dramatist, he has been referred to as the "Upanyas Samrat" "Emperor among Novelists" by some Hindi writers. His works include more than a dozen novels, around short stories, several essays and translations of a number of foreign literary works into Hindi. Premchand is considered the first Hindi author whose writings prominently featured realism.
His novels describe the problems of the poor and the urban middle-class. His works depict a rationalistic outlook, which views religious values as something that allows the powerful hypocrites to exploit the weak. He used literature for the purpose of arousing public awareness about national and social issues and often wrote about topics related to corruption, child widowhood, prostitution, feudal system, poverty, colonialism and on the India's freedom movement.
In the s, he was influenced by Mahatma Gandhi's non-cooperation movement and the accompanying struggle for social reform. During this period, his works dealt with the social issues such as poverty, zamindari exploitation Premashram , , dowry system Nirmala , , educational reform and political oppression Karmabhumi , In his last days, he focused on village life as a stage for complex drama, as seen in his most famous work Godan as well as the short-story collection Kafan Premchand believed that social realism was the way for Hindi literature, as opposed to the "feminine quality", tenderness and emotion of the contemporary Bengali literature.
Books by Munshi Premchand. Related Articles. Diverse voices and sparkling debuts dominate today's contemporary short story collections. For this roundup, we took a look at the Read more No trivia or quizzes yet. Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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